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J&K govt announces three-day state mourning on death of Lt Gen (retd) SK Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir government has announced three days state mourning from today as a mark of respect to Lt Gen (retd) S K Sinha, the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, who passed away on Thursday.

Kashmir unrest: J&K govt orders reopening of 174 schools along IB, LoC

Kashmir unrest: J&K govt orders reopening of 174 schools along IB, LoC

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered reopening of schools in the border areas of Jammu from Tuesday that were closed following the increasing tension between India and Pakistan post September 29 surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC). 

J&K govt orders reopening of schools in border areas in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered the reopening of schools in the border areas of Jammu district that were closed following the increasing tension between India and Pakistan post Army's surgical strike across the Line of Control.

Arrangements in place in case of exigency on border: JK govt

Arrangements in place in case of exigency on border: JK govt

"We want to assure the people of the border areas that all necessary arrangements have been put in place at the camps set up for their safety in case of any exigency," Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said.

J&K govt asks cable operators to stop transmission of 5 channels

Cable TV operators in Kashmir were on Thursday directed by the authorities to stop airing five news channels as their programmes had allegedly caused law and order problems in the unrest-hit Valley and were promoting "enmity against the sovereignty of the state."

J&K govt to provide support for smooth functioning of schools

With schools across the Valley closed for nearly a month due to prevailing situation, Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday assured every possible support for smooth functioning of schools and asked the institutions to play a constructive role by motivating parents and prominent citizens.

Editors Guild condemns 'muzzling' of media by J&K govt

Editors Guild condemns 'muzzling' of media by J&K govt

"It is extremely unfortunate that the state government, under fire for its poor management of the law and order situation in the Valley, has sought to shoot the messenger," a statement from the Editors Guild said.

Handwara unrest: Farooq Abdullah takes on "failed" J&K govt

Handwara unrest: Farooq Abdullah takes on "failed" J&K govt

Meanwhile, fresh clashes broke out today between protestors and the police in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.

AAP dares PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to clear her stand on Afzal Guru

AAP dares PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to clear her stand on Afzal Guru

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday asked Mehbooba Mufti, set to head the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, to clear her stand on Afzal Guru whose hanging for his alleged role in the 2001 parliament attack she has said was wrong.

PDP, BJP to meet J&K Guv jointly on Saturday to stake claim to form government

PDP, BJP to meet J&K Guv jointly on Saturday to stake claim to form government

PDP and BJP are set to jointly call on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday and stake claim to form the new government.

Mehbooba, PDP MLAs' scheduled meeting with Guv postponed; BJP seals the deal to form govt

Mehbooba, PDP MLAs' scheduled meeting with Guv postponed; BJP seals the deal to form govt

The BJP-PDP alliance on Friday sealed the deal to form government in Jammu and Kashmir after over two months long governor's rule.

PDP, BJP violating people's mandate by not forming govt: Cong

Congress on Monday accused PDP and BJP of "violating" the mandate of the people by not forming government in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed the hope that better sense would prevail on them.

Darbar Move: J&K offices to reopen in Jammu on Monday

The Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to start functioning from here on Monday for the next six months after shifting from summer capital Srinagar as part of the pre-independence biannual 'Darbar Move' practice.

J&K govt cracks the whip on private tuitions by govt teachers

J&K government on Tuesday ordered a "blanket ban" on private tuitions by government school teachers.

14 killed in road mishap in Udhampur, govt announces ex-gratia

At least 14 persons were killed and 17 others injured when a speeding overcrowded mini bus skidded off the road in the Ramnagar area of Udhampur district.

Cow slaughter row: Rumour mongers will be booked under PSA, says DC

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday 'warned' to book those involved in spreading rumours under Public Safety Act (PSA), following recovery of carcass of a cow and attack on a Kashmir-bound truck in Udhampur.

J&K govt welcomes SC decision to suspend HC order on beef ban

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to suspend the order of state High Court on beef ban for two months.

People flay snapping of internet services in Jammu

Residents and the business community in Jammu on Friday flayed the state government's move to snap internet connection in the region, along with the Kashmir Valley, saying that it had affected them badly.

J&K govt orders inquiry into implementation of National Saffron Mission

 Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered an inquiry to look into the implementation of Rs 400 crore National Saffron Mission (NSM) on the ground level in the four districts of the state.

J&K people to get ration as per 2011 census 'now'

Starting September 1, Jammu and Kashmir government would give ration as per the 2011 census in the state while presently people get the same according to the 2001 census.